Focus Telecommunication launched

Deputy Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Engelbrecht Nawatiseb launched Focus Telecommunication, an internet services provider (ISP) here. Speaking at the launch, Nawatiseb said Focus Telecommunication, which is fully Namibian-owned, recently received its license from the Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia. He further noted that as part of the launch, the ISP donated free wireless…

Saints champs once again

The Saints men’s team were crowned champions of the Bank Windhoek National Field Hockey Premier League at the league’s finale played over the weekend in Windhoek. The feat sees them secure a third win this season after they won the Night and Indoor League championships earlier this year. Saints’ head coach Ruan Oosthuizen, said that…

Solar a critical need for industrialisation

Privately owned solar generation is a significant force for the future of Namibian enterprises, says Development Bank of Namibia Head of Marketing and Corporate Communication, Jerome Mutumba. There is a current moratorium on implementation of new solar photovoltaic feeds into the national electricity grid, but solar photovoltaic plants can still lend impetus to Namibia’s drive…

Namibia Biomass Industry Group (N-BiG) Hosts the First Biomass Technology Demonstration Day to Great Success

Namibia faces significant challenges from bush encroached land with estimates of 45 million hectares affected by this national phenomenon. Turning this challenge into an opportunity requires innovation and partnership. In its joint efforts to showcase the present solutions to the bush encroachment problem in Namibia and take the Namibian biomass industry forward, the Namibia Biomass…

Entrepreneurs take risks to win

Research the world over continues to indicate that entrepreneurship is one of the solutions to fostering economic growth, poverty alleviation as well as reducing income inequality in any country. To achieve this, aspiring entrepreneurs, must be willing to take risks. Kristian Nghishidimbwa, 39, a Namibian businessman dedicated to making a success of his business, is…

Namibia Down Syndrome Day 2018

The Down syndrome community celebrated its 2nd Namibia Down Syndrome Day (NDSD) on Saturday 20 October 2018 at the St. George’s Sports Field. It turned out to be a wonderful fun-filled day of joy and laughter. Deputy Minister of Health Juliet Kavetuna came to support the 2018 NDSD with the following message: “My desire and…